Bugatti Type 41

Bugatti Type 41Royale

Identifying Features:
Enormous size (24in wheels)

Years Made
(approx): 1929-33

Number Made:
6

Engine:
No of cylinders: 8
Bore x stroke: 125 x 130mm
Capacity: 12763cc
BHP (approx): 275-300
RPM Limit (prudent): 1800
Camshaft: sohc
Valves (per cylinder): 3
Camshaft drive: front, double anti-backlashing bevels
Crankshaft bearings: 9 plain, plain rods
Carburettor: 1
Ignition: Coil
Plugs per cylinder: 2

Gearbox:
Location: In rear axle, 3-speed and reverse
Gear change lever: Central

Rear Axle:
Normal Ratio: 15/54 = 3.6

Dimensions:
Wheelbase: 169.3in (4.3m)
Track: 63in (1.6m)
Weight (approx): 7000lb (3200kg)

Brakes:
Location and Type: 4 wheel, cable operated
Brake drum diameter: 455mm

Wheels:
Type: Cast alloy Roue Royale
Tyre size: original 6.75 x 36

Crossbreeding with Other Types:
Engine used on rail cars



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